PROCERGS (Rio Grande do Sul State Data Processing Company) is a government-owned IT services provider, responsible for providing cost-effective and efficient IT support to the State of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.
Founded by the government on 28 December 1972, PROCERGS is now the largest IT organization in the State of Rio Grande do Sul. With government agencies under increasing pressure to deliver online services and keep up with new technology, PROCERGS’ role is to help modernize state administration and improve public services through the development and delivery of appropriate and effective IT solutions. It co-operates with many agencies of the State.
The company offers such services as IT consultancy, assistance with e-government projects, server hosting and management, printing, network and desktop management, and development of open source software for the government’s use, which is the area pioneered by PROCERGS.